Tag Archives: pop

Joy Downer
Premiere: Joy Downer Explore a Tough Side of Love on “Goddamnit”

Joy Downer stole our hearts when they released their Radio Dreamer EP back in January. Now we are getting a visual treatment for their single, “Goddamnit,” and Grimy Goods is excited to premiere the music video (below). The subject of Joy Downer’s debut EP is love, describing on various tracks the serendipity of finding it […]

Zoe Elaine |
Skyler Day by Riker Brothers Photography
Hot Artist Alert: Skyler Day talks balancing her budding acting career with music

Skyler Day Opens Up About Getting Her Start in Music — Residency Dates at The Hotel Cafe   Los Angeles is the city of a thousand concert venues, and because of that it’s easy to forget that many people who come to partake in the revelry of its glitz and glam are here for the […]

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Lucius bring the harmonies and smooth the discord at Observatory show

Indie-pop outfit Lucius took the Observatory by storm Sunday night, filling the venue with their swelling love songs and enchanting two-part harmonies of frontwomen Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig. Rooted firmly in the obvious folk-country inspirations that trace their music, Lucius are defined by the angelic hollers of its lead singing duo, which on their […]

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Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani illuminates the Fabulous Forum, brings out special guests Eve and (boyfriend) Blake Shelton

On her fourth solo tour after seven long years, Gwen Stefani brought the dazzling heat to the Fabulous Forum on Saturday night. Stefani pulled out all the shine with incredible production lights and graphics adding to her already sizable voice. Proudly supporting her third solo album and most recent release This Is What The Truth Feels […]

Danielle Gornbein |
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Hot Artist Alert: Bloodboy – Surfer-turned-musician hits her indie-pop sweet spot with debut EP Best of Bloodboy

Surfer-turned-musician Lexie Papillion aka Bloodboy is an up-and-coming star in the Los Angeles indie music scene, having made some lasting impressions with outstanding live performances at this year’s Echo Park Rising and KROQ’s “One To Watch” series. Despite her burgeoning breakout she’s got a very humble and real sense about her that reveals itself in her […]

Emily Saex |
Regina Spektor EL REY THEATRE
Regina Spektor Announces Two Concerts at the El Rey Theatre — New Album Remember Us To Life Out Sept. 30

Regina Spektor has announced two intimate Los Angeles performances at the El Rey Theatre.  The acclaimed singer-songwriter, Regina Spektor will take the stage at the El Rey on Thursday, September 29 and Friday, September 30. Performing in support of her seventh album Remember Us To Life, due out September 30 on Sire/Warner Bros. Records, the […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
Ren Farren
Song Premiere: Stream Ren Farren’s new single “The Comedown” — a delicious pop delight

Get ready for a sweet summer single straight out of the pop-candy shop. Los Angeles native Ren Faren has served a delicious new pop gem titled “The Comedown.” With a more than infectious hook, and lyrics that beg you to sing-along, Farren’s new song would even turn the head of Max Martin. Farren creates music that […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
MØ returns to Los Angeles with concert date at The Novo — Stream new track “Final Song”

MØ is hitting the road again with a North American and European tour kicking off this October. The fiery Danish singer will bring her high energy performance to Los Angeles with a headlining show date at The Novo in downtown L.A. on Friday, November 18. We last caught MØ’s A-game performance at Coachella in 2015 […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |
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Father John Misty Brings Pure Country Soul Swagger to Sold-Out Show at The Observatory

Wednesday’s show was the first night of tour for Father John Misty, and the first night out of two consecutive performances at The Observatory. Fans of all ages piled in, filling in any possible space allotted. In fact, packed may even be an understatement. The evening began with close friends of FJM—Long Beach natives, Tess […]

Halsey rips industry at first sold-out Fonda show, teens scream, riveting alt pop performance

Wednesday night marked the first of two sold-out shows at the Fonda Theatre for rising alt-pop star Halsey, touring in support of her highly-acclaimed debut full-length album Badlands. It’s been a meteoric ascent for the 21-year-old. This marked the fourth time I’ve seen her perform live, beginning with an early-day timeslot at May’s Hangout Fest in Gulf […]

Sandra Burciaga Olinger |